The Changing Landscape of Sports Streaming in China

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China Central Television (CCTV) is the only national broadcaster in China and it used to be the only platform that FIFA partnered with to distribute the content of major international soccer events. However, the situation may change in the near future. Read More

China’s Cultural Reverse Course: From Independence to Patronage in Unofficial Media Production

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It has become obvious to many that China is undergoing a reverse course away from cultural openness and toward ideological closure. Read More

China Tightens Rules for Foreign-Flavored Shows

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In Chinese television, one day you’re in, and the next day you’re out. Read More

Chinese Millennial Audiences Relish Relics and Re-Enactment

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“National Treasure” marks the first time that CCTV (China Central Television)’s variety channel has officially distributed a program on Bilibili, a streaming website known for youth-oriented, user-generated content. Read More

China’s Ode to “One Belt One Road”

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It’s all part of a broader push to “tell China stories well” — exposing people around the world to aspects of the nation that are absent from foreign media.  Read More

International Co-production of Chinese Documentary Development

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In the past few years, China’s growth has attracted global attention and international co-production of Chinese documentaries have increased in the international market. Read More

Headlines from China: John Woo’s ‘A Better Tomorrow’ to Hit Chinese Cinema Screens for the First Time

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'A Better Tomorrow,' a classic Hong Kong crime film made by John Woo in 1986, will hit Chinese cinema screens for the first time on November 17. Read More

Chinese Cinemas to Show Propaganda Trailer Ahead of Screenings

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Industry insiders said that cinemas have been instructed to show one of four minute-long videos collectively titled “The Glory and the Dream” before every movie screening. Read More

China Turns out in Force at Sunny Side of the Doc

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Chinese broadcasters are making their imprint on this week's Sunny Side of the Doc, with one of the largest delegations at the annual event in La Rochelle, France. Read More

This VR Company Films for CCTV, and Provides Technology for Low-End VR Cameras

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CFI’s take: Despite slow uptake in North America, virtual reality is gaining traction in China, to the point where even its biggest broadcaster is producing content for the new format. China’s virtual reality (VR) market is expected to expand more than four-fold in 2017 as more major players enter the industry, according to IDC’s forecasts released Read More